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PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 1:49 pm 
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Took ages! (stanley blade / Sanding), Nice job though! I think 260g of paint was removed from the frame.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 1:54 pm 
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Very good 260g removed!!!

Impresive!!!


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:22 pm 
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Thats an aweful lot !!
9.9ssSl !


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 4:32 pm 
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Small picture but it looks good.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:30 pm 
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Better pic



http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/68 ... 21512.jpg/


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:05 am 
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That's impressive!!

It's a shame that it voids the warranty though.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:33 am 
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Oh, actually the frame cracked (happened ridiculously easily, :| ) and I got it repaired, so warranty was voided there and then! Also, the bb90 shell is ovalized a little, so the frame is on its way out!

I'm trying to think of a fix for that.. slightly wider bearings, anyone?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:02 am 
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Loctite 603, 609, or similar would take up any space. Must use with Loctite primer for it to be effective on carbon.
Ages=three bottles of wine?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:32 am 
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So instead of submitting the frame for warranty you voided it by having it fixed?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:52 am 
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They wouldn't warranty it sadly! Very brittle around the chain stays.. thats for sure! I was cleaning the Frame, it was unweighted without wheels, and a gust of wind blew the frame over. It tapped a small rock on the chain stay - and then kaboom!)

''Loctite 603, 609, or similar would take up any space. Must use with Loctite primer for it to be effective on carbon.
Ages=three bottles of wine?''
Thanks man! i didn't expect it to be that easy! The wine's at my house are usually Saint Emillion, (Lovely place to ride a bike) or something else expensive from Bordeaux! Those bottle's in the picture look like the left overs from a party though!


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Before and after weights on mine after respraying was about 250g as well....if it looses any more paint I'll go naked!

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:48 pm 
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Richiefelle wrote:

I'm trying to think of a fix for that.. slightly wider bearings, anyone?


Trek actually makes bearing w/ a sleeve for this issue. Your LBS can def help you w/ this.

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